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The number of caps and number of goals mentioned below are as of May 15th 2006, when the Brazilian roster was announced.
The number after Caps represent the number of times the player was rostered, and, between parenthesis, the number of times he actually played.
Full name: José Roberto da Silva Júnior
Date of birth: July 6th 1974
Place of birth: city of São Paulo, State of São Paulo
Height: 1.75 m
Clubs and teams: Portuguesa, Real Madrid (Spain), Flamengo, Bayer Leverkusen (Germany) and Bayern Munich (Germany)
Caps: 118 (79)
Goals scored: 5
World Cups: none
Titles won: America Cup (1997 and 2005)
When he started his career in Portuguesa, São Paulo, Zé Roberto was a left-wing-defender. During his short stay in Real Madrid (1997), Zé Roberto was moved to the midfield.
Today, Zé Roberto is one of the main idols of Bayern Munich, where he plays with another Brazilian, Lucio.
Zé Roberto is today the Brazilian player with highest slung capacity.
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